This weekend, the coming Perseids meteor shower is expected to put on quite a show. The peak of the shower will occur Sunday night, August 11th until dawn on Monday the 12th. Viewing on Saturday evening the 10th until Sunday at dawn ought to be great viewing too.
The Perseids historically have shown 50 meteors an hour and sometimes peaking at 100 per hour. This shower is named for their apparent point of origin: the constellation Perseus. I wouldn’t worry if you can’t find the constellation Perseus as the meteors should be visible in all parts of the sky.
This is also a great time to take some dazzling pictures. See How to take photos of a meteor shower for hints on taking some great pics!